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Muslims in Modern Turkey: Kemalism, Modernism and the Revolt of the Islamic Intellectuals
Modern Turkey is the site of a powerful Islamic revival, with a strong intellectual elite dedicated to the overthrow of secular modernism. Why have modern Muslim intellectuals turned against the ideals of Kemalism on which the modern Turkish nation-state is founded? What does this reveal about the future of Turkey? And how are Islamic intellectuals in Turkey affected by de ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 27th 2014 by I. B. Tauris
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Jun 25, 2016 Edacheeky (Eda D) rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Wow, now this book was interesting. I really agree with a lot of Karsipahi's conclusions. Her book provides really interesting insight into the emergence of anti-Kemalist Islamic intellectuals in Turkey, explaining how and why these perspectives are emerging, and ultimately, what the impact of this is on the future of Turkey. So eye-opening.